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2013-05-28 21:34:51

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland has developed a dimmable LED street light that consumes significantly less energy than current lighting systems, while improving the lighting characteristics. The street lights were tested in Helsinki with user experiences collected. Traditional street lights work on full power when turned on, and the amount of light is not usually adjusted. The new LED street lights developed by VTT adapt to the ambient conditions with the help of sensors and...

New LED Technology Could Reduce Light Pollution
2013-04-24 18:59:56

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Until the advent of the electric light, cities were not exactly welcoming places after nightfall. Today, street lights make it easier to see the way after the sun goes down, but this is one of the major contributors to light pollution that washes out the night sky. It has gotten so bad the International Dark-Sky Association held weeklong festivities earlier this month, which was designed to promote ways to help put a dent in...

2013-03-20 23:03:03

The new MJT 4040 package is a high-brightness power LED utilizing Acrich Multi-Junction Technology (MJT) with high-voltage, high efficacy performance. Seoul, South Korea (PRWEB) March 20, 2013 Seoul Semiconductor, a global LED manufacturer (http://www.seoulsemicon.com), has announced the new MJT 4040 package which uses Multi Junction Technology to bring performance and size advantages to the LED outdoor and streetlight markets. The company also announced it recently won a retrofit project...


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2004-10-19 04:45:43

Light Pollution -- Light pollution refers to excess light, created by human activities, that brightens the night sky enough to hide many stars from observers. For the average person, light pollution means that even on a clear, moonless night, only a few stars may be visible. When a city grows up near an astronomical observatory, light pollution can make the observatory effectively useless. Unlike most forms of pollution, light pollution isn't persistent: turn the lights off, and the...

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